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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
quote argument here that this is sort of an anti-iran speech, an anti-paul ryan speech. and rick said, no, it's not every person for themselves. that isn't going to sell. they don't like it in american life today. i think that's what he was selling, i agree with rick. it was strongly philosophical about community values.
Jan 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
and gentlemen, welcome to the munk debates on iran. [cheers and applause] this is munk's debates on iran's nuclear ambitions. it is my privilege to organize this series and once again at as your moderate. we begin with a look back, a look back of some of the memorable moments of previous debates. tonight is a special evening for this series. tonight is our 10th semiannual munk debate. as we enter our fifth year we have hosted over 38 speakers. speakers such as tony blare, henry kissinger and larry summers. it is thanks to you the 3,000 people here tonight for the munk debate and the thousands watching online. all of you are representing our 30,000 strong memberships. this debate series is making a lasting contribution to more and better public debates, not only in canada but internationally. we're doing that through global tv and radio broadcasts through the bbc through the supporters of this debate and threw a unique publishing program that has seen these debates translated into over a dozen languages and are published throughout the english-speaking world. it is undeniable this series
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
that the u.s. needs to change its policy towards the government of iran which they say is a rational actor and will play a leading role in the middle east for years to come. this is about an hour. >> it is an honor this morning to introduce flynt leverett who served at the state department and cia, but he's currently a professor at penn state out of carlyle. also with him is hillary mann leverett, and she served at the national security council and the state department. she negotiated the u.s. government, with the u.s. government with the iranian officials. she's now a senior professor, lecturer at american university in washington. their writing has appeared in "the new york times," politico, foreign policy and washington monthly, among others. they came to us last night from virginia. they took the late night train and stayed here. and what i'd like to do is just turn it over to you for your thoughts and comments to start off. >> well, thank you very much. i'm going to start off for us today. let me start by thanking you for hosting us. it's a real honor and pleasure, and we look forward
Jan 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
republic of iran". the first of these means, and these two get at the heart of our book. the united states is today enhanced and for the past two years a power and relative decline in the middle east. the second core team as the biggest beneficiary of american ongoing decline in the middle east is the islamic republic of iran. if you're not sure you agree with these propositions, i want to ask you to compare the relative position of the united states and the islamic republic of a rant in middle east today with where they were on the eve of 9/11 over 10 years ago. on the eve of 9/11, every single government in the middle east with either pro-american government egypt and turkey in negotiation effectively to become pro-american but government. in libya are anti-iranian like saddam hussein's government in iraq. every single government in the middle east is either pro-americans in negotiations to become pro-american or anti-iranian. it pretty good position for the 90s dates in the middle east. but because of election, today governments across the middle east and egypt, tunisia, lebanon, palest
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
to iran's nuclear program. panelists included "washington post" columnist and cnn host. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. >> well, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the munk debates on iran. this is the munk debate on iran's nuclear ambitions. it's my privilege to both organize the series and once again act as your moderator. we begin tonight with a look back at some of the memorable moments of previous munk debates because tonight is a special evening for this series. tonight we convene our 10th semi-annual monk debates. on the stage as we enter our fifth year we hosted over 38 speakers. speakers such as christopher hitchen. tony blair. henry kissinger. who can forget him. paul crugman and larry so maniers and it's thanks to you that people here again tonight for a munk debate, thousands more watching on line, all of you representing our 30,000 strong membership. this debate series undenyably is making a lasting contribution to more and better public debate not only in canada but internationally. we're doing that through global tv and radio broadcast through our home grown champio
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Jan 7, 2013 8:00am PST
senator. i'm a united states senator. >> reporter: hagel favors direct talks with iran and as well as hamas. and he was one of two senators to vote against sanctioning iran. >> he consistently advocated weakness with respect to our enemies, with respect to the nation of iran. he has opposed sanctions over and over again and the job of the secretary of defense is to be a serious, credible strength and deterrent and, unfortunately i think weakness in a secretary of defense invites could not flick because bulllies don't respect weakness. >> reporter: his defenders point out that chuck hagel valiantly in vietnam. he received two purple hearts there. knows what war is all about but his critics pipt out that was against the surge in iraq. he called it the biggest foreign policy mistake. he warned it would be the biggest foreign policy mistake since vietnam. obviously the surge turned out differently. he will face tough questions about those positions if he will take the helm at the defense department. general jenna. jenna: all ahead, thank you, jennifer. jon: for more on the controversy
Jan 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
in the middle east. the consequences of launching a war in iran and iran's influence in the region. this is just over 90 minutes. >> you don't know which of your facts will be demolished. >> i've never heard such stupid things. [laughter] >> you don't know which of your arguments will be totally destroyed. >> he's never said withdrawal. >> he said immediately >> is it possible to actually complete a sentence? >> and then you've got to come back and you're sick enough. >> you asked me to engage with a serious argument. i have yet to hear a serious argue frment either of these two. no, no, no. >> you're going to say something. >> i'm not prepared to sacrifice the african continent for some free-market north korea liberal ideology. >> let's save the bleeding heart for somebody else. it's time to change. >> we're all in this. so the united states can't pull itself out by running a trade surplus unless we can find another planet to sell to. >> we remain totally unlike japan. the place where everyone in the world wants to come and the place where everyone in the world wants to put their money. >> we c
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Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
to relinquish power voluntarily. and he has reason to think that he can hang on as long as russia and iran continue to finance and supply him. they have been the bedrock of his offenses and the opposition while it made gains has not been able to shatter his regime has not been able to push him out. i think the prospect of this going on as it is thousands of silians being killed is very real. one we have to start thinking about is that the surrogate supporters of the opposition begin to conclude the price isn't worth it for them and they work to a negotiated solution that leads them to power. they will not stop the negotiations. do you think he could say a place and all of the thousands of death will come. >> the real issue is this is a war in effect between iran and it's satellite the assad regime and ensuing majority of the population in syria supported by the other arab states you see their struggle against iran's effort to achieve through the broader region. that's why asking what the sunni arabs think are they prepared to continue this given that russia has shown 0 sign of compromise,
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
positions on iran, iraq, israel, afghanistan, gay rights, and the u.s. nuclear posture. and that's just to start. hagel's confirmation battle is the first to be fought in the post-citizens united era of super pacs. why do we bring that up? well, for the last month, hagel's been hammered on-air by groups like americans for a strong defense, led by a handful of former romney advisers, and the american future fund to the emergency committee for israel, billionaire sheldon adelson is so invested in seeing his nomination voted down, that he has reached out directly to republican senators to try to get them to vote against hagel. the issues of concern to these folks are israel and iran. hagel once described pro-israel groups as a jewish lobby and voiced opposition to unilateral sanctions on iran. now, hagel has spent time on capitol hill explaining his views, and they have been good enough for new york senator chuck schumer, who after wavering, now supports his nomination. but they haven't been good enough for a number of republicans, including texas senator john cornyn, who has decided to ma
Jan 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
is a biannual event in toronto. in november, panelists debated how the world should respond to the iran nuclear program. the panelists debated the u.s. and israeli position in the middle east, the consequences of launching war in iran and iran's influence in the region. >> you don't know which of your arguments will be destroyed. >> he never said precipitous withdrawal. >> then you got to come back and you're not rattled. >> you asked me to engage with a serious argument. i have yet to hear a serious argument from either of these two. i'm a practical man. sit back. >> no, no. >> you don't know what the hell to say but you got to say something. >> i'm not compared to sacrifice the african continent for some free market neoliberal ideology. >> let's save the bleeding heart for somebody else. it's time to change. >> we're all in this so the united states can't pull itself out by running a trade surplus unless we can find another planet to sell to. >> we remain totally unlike japan, the place where everyone in the world wants to come and the place where everyone in the world wants to put their mone
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Jan 31, 2013 1:00am PST
henry kissin dp er like -- kissinger used to say about the iran-iraq war, maybe both can lose. >> where can we watch you? >> this weekend. >> harris? why are you going to be on fox and friends. >> 8:00 hour i will be sitting down with gabby douglas. i don't actually do anything. >> very cool. >> back to you, greg. >> interesting fact i forgot to mention. barack obama's favorite tv show, "entourage." >> oh come on. >> why would i lie? >> because it is your show. you can do what you want. tell them you love me right new. >> i love harris. >> thank you. >> bill: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight: the economy is still in neutral gear. >> amazing job though convincing people that things are rosy. >> bill: bad news for the u.s. economy. it is going down again. even as president obama's poll numbers are going up are we the people completely clueless? we have a special report. you al gore are doing business with this country that's enabling your ultimate foe climate change. >> i think i understand what you are getting at. [ laughter ] >> bill: even david letterman is pounding al goren othe hy
Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
-service by your television provider. now, a forum on iran's nuclear program. this debate includes a look at u.s. and israel policy in the middle east. ♪ >> i never heard such a stupid thing. [laughter] [indiscernible] >> then you have to come back and you are shaken up. >> i have yet to hear a serious argument from either of these two. no, no, you have had your say. >> you have got to say something. >> i am not prepared to sacrifice for some free market ideology. ♪ >> we are all in this. running a trade surplus unless we can find another to sell to. >> we remain on like japan. the place where everyone in the world wants to come and the place everyone in the world wants to put their money. >> we created communists. we make two world wars. >> so what. big deal. [applause] >> if you get sick and choose to go to the united states, you have a higher risk of medical error. the cures for aids and alzheimer's will come from america, not canada. >> imagines a world without religious faith. not just no place to worship, no prayer, no scripture, but no men or women who, because of their faith, dedic
Jan 31, 2013 9:30am EST
, such as the ongoing threat posed by iran's nuclear weapons program and the increase in early destructive civil war in syria, and the risks of conflict could result in the loss of control of the countries substantial stockpile of weapons. there is continuing instability in other countries affected by the arab spring. the growth of al qaeda affiliates in unguarded regions including yemen, somalia, and north africa, and continued unpredictable behavior of the nuclear-armed regime in north korea. we face these challenges at a time when the dod budget is under unique pressure as a result of cuts previously agreed upon by congress, the budgeting by continuing resolution, and the impending threats of a sequester. secretary panetta has said that a sequester would be devastating for our military. hagel's views on the sequester will be of great interest to this committee and the nation. those of us who have served with senator hagel in the senate know that he is a man who was not afraid to speak his mind. senator hagel has made a number of statements over the course of his career which committee members wil
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> woodruff: and a margaret warner report about the threat a nuclear-armed iran poses to israel. >> if they accumulate enough uranium which is close to weapons grade, enough uranium which enables them to detonate one nuclear device: to me is clearly a redline. >> brown: former vice president al gore joins us to talk about his new book as well as money politics and the future of democracy. >> the congress is virtually incapable of passing any reforms unless they first get permission from the powerful special interests. >> woodruff: do americans trust the federal government? andrew kohut says a new pew poll shows the majority do not. >> brown: and ray suarez gets the latest on the chinese hackers who allegedly mounted a four-month cyber-attack against the "new york times." that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
committee. he quickly sought to allay concerns on both sides about his positions on everything from iran to israel to nuclear weapons. >> no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs, or my record. my overall world view has never changed: that america has and must maintain the strongest military in the world. >> i believe, and always have, that america must engage, not retreat, in the world, but engage in the world. my record is consistent on these points. >> woodruff: but as a nebraska senator, in 2007, hagel angered fellow republicans when he opposed the surge of u.s. troops into iraq. today, his former close friend, arizona senator john mccain made clear, they haven't forgotten. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect, yes or no? >> my reference to the surge being the most dangerous. >> are you going to answer the question, senator hagel? the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty stra
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Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
the getway to the west. gateway to the west. >> jamie: iran issuing its strongest show of support for the syrian government, as a civil war threatens to spill over. a provocative statements that they made could affect the united states. will that's next. it's a new day. if your a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. do not use if you have prostate or breast cancer. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer; worsening prostate symptoms; decreased sperm count; ankle, feet, or body swelling; e
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Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00am EST
and monkey business with iran. coming right back. in the washington beat segment tonight frks things i you you may not know. joining us from washington, james rosen and carl cameron. cammeron, tell me something i don't know about the gun hearings today. >> well, you were talking about the testimony from gabriel giffords. she and her husband mark kelly, the former astronaut, founded a big political action committee exercise last year, basically up veiled it last month with the expressed purpose of advocating gun control laws and come batting the nra wane wayne lapierre testified today well. lapierre says he opposed background checks at gun shows. everybody knows that the polls show that hunters and huntsman think it's good deal. gun control have gas roots and way better professional lobbying effort than the gun control crowd. a ban on semiautomatic rifles is going to be really really tough especially for democrats in red states. now even limiting high ammunition magazines is going to be met with a ton of resistance, bill. >> rosen, there is a story floating around, we have not covered it be
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
appear out of the mainstream in washington's world of group think is on iran. which i would argue is a good thing because washington desperately needs fresh thinking on the topic. in 2013, president obama will face a crisis with regard to iran. he has categorically ruled out containing an iran with nuclear weapons. so, either iran will capitulate completely to american demands or the united states will go to war with that country. since the first option is extremely unlikely and the second extremely unattractive, the obama administration needs to see if there is a path through which it can pressure iran to make a deal. in a thoughtful essay in the current issue of "foreign affairs" the columbia scholar jurvis points out that this kind of coercive diplomacy, at least from washington, has rarely worked. he points out in panama, 1989, iraq, 1990, serbia, 1998, afghanistan, 2001 and iraq, 2003, washington tried sanctions pressure and the threat of force to get leaders to change course, it didn't work. and washington had to make good on its threat to go to war. with north korea, coerci
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Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
. and convicted for being christian, for an american pastor locked up in iran and the father of two facing what is known as the hanging judge. now we know his fate. hunted for doing god's work, thrown in a notorious prison for months by one of the most brutal regimes on earth, only to receive a judgment not based on justice, but on fiction. in minutes, new reaction from the people fight to go win his freedom. what comes next? and she left on what was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. and never came back. she's a mom, a wife, and now her family travelling a half world away to find answers. >> and we've been married over 14 years and my love for her is deeper than i've ever had for any other individual. >> fox report, the mission to bring her home. >> and will that be credit or debit? how you choose to pay could cost you more at checkout. i'm harris falkner, we begin tonight with an american pastor being held prisoner for months now in iran. convicted for being christian. his fate decided by the man whom iranians call the hanging judge. eight years in that country's most dangerous and notori
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> cenk: all right we'll see if that means that we're going an iran or not. and obama versus fox news, tonight on "the young turks." it's go time. >> cenk: you know, one of the large issues in this campaign was immigration reform, right? well, the republicans were against it. all of a sudden when results did not go in their direction they're reconsidering their position. we got a gang of eight four republicans, four democrats who have new immigration reform. look at that. we'll go to a report from "abc news" on that. >> it's a hot-button issue coming to the forefront again immigration reform. four democrats and four republicans have unveiled a plan to tackle it. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: the plan by the so-called gang of eight senators layout and address issues. president obama heads to las vegas to unveil his own immigration reform plan. he promised the reform in his 2008 but failed to deliver it in his first term. >> cenk: the reason why he failed to deliver it, of course, the republicans
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
to be secretary of defense, chuck hagel struggled to reassure senators he's up to the job and not soft on iran. >> i am committed to the president's goal of preventing iran obtaining nuclear weapon. as i have been on record on that issue. as i said in past, many time, all options must be on the table to achieve that goal. >> reporter: shortly after the top committee remember said he would vote no, inhof hit the nominee with this swipe. >> why do you think the arabian foreign ministry supports your nomination to be secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics, senator, i have no idea. thank you. >> reporter: democrats routinely came to his defense including this jab at inhof to suggest he should act like previous leading republicans. >> i believe strongly that the committee needs to be bipartisan. i hope that this new ranking member holds the same regard for that as senator mccain and smart warner -- senator mccain and warner did. >> much came from hagel's past statement and writings that republicans say show he isn't the right candidate. he refused to give sen
Jan 24, 2013 12:00am PST
's some way to negotiate some kind of deal over the nuclear issue with iran, to explore some way with russia to get a negotiated political transition in syria. and i think he is a believer i in-- in the back-channel side of being secretary of state. so that will be a different tone. he's also going to be like senator clinton, a well-known, kind of, you know, former presidential level candidate for the united states. >> rose: we continue our conversation about the hearings today in washington request are with michael gordon of the "new york times." michael, you know secretary clinton and you also know senator kerry who is likely to be confirmed as secretary of state. will there be a difference? i think there will be a lot of continuity on substance. she had a persona as a global figure and a certain degree of charisma that i think she'l he'll lack. and she did play a role as the obama administration would assert in restoring the american image, but i think there will be more points of continuity than discontinuity. >> rose: how do you assess her four years? >> >> well, i think she
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
help iran build a nuclear weapon quickly. with mental illness and violence on the national agenda, dr. jon lapook visits with a mother and son struggling with schizophrenia. >> could tell by the look on his face that he did not know who i was. and i had to say, "it's your mom." >> pelley: and an american treasure begins its second hundred years, thanks to a first lady. >> i think we all realize how important it is to save these great and beautiful buildings. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. veteran prosecutor mark hasse was on his way to work this morning. he parked where he usually did for a short walk to the courthouse in kaufman county, just southeast of dallas. witnesses say that masked men intercepted hasse and shot him to death. the motive is unknown but investigators are looking at hasse's cases which have included drug dealers and organized crime. murders of prosecutors in this country are extremely rare, so we sent ana werner to learn more. >> kaufman county assistant district attorney mark hasse was shot m
Jan 13, 2013 6:30pm EST
, there is a concern about his independence. caller: he was against the sanctions against iran. if he has been advising as president, no one would say we are winning in afghanistan. under obama, 80% of the injuries have occurred in afghanistan. does that sound like we are winning? guest: of me go back for a second. -- let me go back for a second. by talking about, i am not the senator from israel, the problem with that is it suggests that those who have strong strategic view is about the u.s.-israel relationship are somehow in the pocket of israelis. i think that is wrong. there are solid, strategic reasons for the relationship. painting the other side as being on thoughtful about that relationship is wrong. on afghanistan, senator hagel -- when the iraq war was going poorly, senator hagel said, we've taken our eye off the ball. the greatest threat to united states faces is between the mountains of pakistan and afghanistan. previouslythese are issues thate addressed. where does he think afghanistan is going to go? what did he think at this one point that it was such a vital and strategic interest? the
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
chasers have pinned their hopes for global annihilation in israel and iran. this issue was addressed >> quite sophisticated. it's not an issue of either way major war >> jon: i'm sorry. because of my family history i can only hear what he was saying as expressing disappointment in my career. i don't know what he really said. can anybody give us a translation of what he was talking about there, nonguilt laden >> most experts interpreted that as israel sort of backing away from a threat of launching a full-scale military attack. >> jon: israel standing down? is that a suggestion that they won't launch a pre-emptive strike against iran? is there anything i should know? >> israel could launch a pre-emptive strike to stop chemical weapons >> jon: so close. thankfully there's still not world war iii. it's a regional war. number 4,692. who is going to go for bat for a ruthless dictator like assad >> iran is sticking by syria this is the strongest warning we've heard yet that any attack on syria would be considered by iran as an attack on iran. >> jon: damn you, transitive property. all we h
Jan 31, 2013 2:30pm PST
and iran are threatening to retaliate for an israeli air strike inside of syrian territory. the attack took place in the early hours of wednesday morning outside of damascus. the target was believed to be a convoy carrying anti-aircraft weapons bound for hezbollah. we have reports on how this could further inflame the region. >> the explosions are recorded by steering activists seem more powerful than anything the rebels could do. there is a different account of what happens. the government said that planes bombed a military research center between damascus and the lebanese border. they said two people were killed in the raid. u.s. officials say that jets bomb a convoy carrying anti aircraft missiles. >> you will not allow and we will prevent any attacks for hezbollah to smuggle such weapons from syria. is israel attacks, it means that such an attempt by hezbollah was made. >> the contagion from the violence in syria worries the whole region. syria sits on the middle east religious and political fault lines. they connect the war to all of its neighbors, whether they like it or not. the war
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
endorsement today. the problem was, it came from the islamic republic of iran. >>> plus, the president cleans out his cabinet and all of his new picks are white men. no offense to white men who are sitting on this set but some people are upset about that. >>> first it was fire, the next day it was leaking fuel. what is going on with boeing's dream liner? citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married, they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary, not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. officemax can help you drive supply costs... down... ...and down. j
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
of these topics during our conversation. and one of them was in regard to sanctions against iran. you told me in our conversation that you opposed unilateral sanctions because they don't work and they isolate the united states. indeed you had made that statement tuesday. the omaha paper. i had not supported unilateral sanctions because when it's us alone they don't work and they just isolate the united states. in the omaha paper. i'll have to say that that statement seems to be in direct contradiction to your letter to senator boxer one week later. when you told her -- and i quote, i agree that with iran's continued rejection of overtures, sanctions both multilat lath ral and unilateral may be necessary. now a week before that, you said that you have opposed them because they don't work. senator levin mentioned in his statement that he disagrees with that. he believes they do work. you gave him an answer to that statement, and we have it on the record. but let me just suggest to you senator that if words have meaning, there's no two ways about it, the statement that you gave in the omaha pape
Jan 19, 2013 8:00am EST
anything about. i did not really intend to write this book. i had written a book on iran and then i tried to write this book and found it too difficult because i was much too close to some of the events, particularly the war, my divorce, all those issues, so i gave up, put all the stuff away and went to work, then last november in 2011 my grandchildren, my grown grandchildren made me promise that i would do it. i had told some stories and nothing pieced together so he made me promise that i would do it so in january, exactly year-ago, high was lucky enough to find chris, the ultimate person to work with, the professional, kept me focused the and she was fun, we were joined from months and produce the whole thing in eight months so i am most grateful to chris, but that is how it all started. >> thank you. thank you for hosting this wonderful event and thank all of you for coming to celebrate a remarkable woman and her intriguing life. i long felt the woman of the greatest generation have not gotten there do. they have not gotten the attention or the credit that they deserved. that is not t
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Jan 2, 2013 12:00am EST
. >>> plus is iran's answer to financial stability gold? reports say the country is importing billions of dollars worth. we'll tell you why. more "money" coming up. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take aime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a strange you need an ally. ally ban your money needs an ally. ♪ melissa: okay. staid it before, and i'll say it again. moving forward here on money, and i want to help you do that too. you know, some people may be thinking we're stuck with another four years of esident obama's economic policies, higher taxes, more debt, but you can make money. i promise! i recently got the low down on exactly what to do from spencer patton, e chief investment officer at steel vine invements. he started off givi his recipe on how toandleax changes for capital gains and dividends. >> capital gains taxes are going higher. it's just a matter of how much higher they are going. the smart thi to do, whether you ow
Jan 15, 2013 12:35am PST
,000. >>> and it may have won big at the golden globes but "argo" is sparking international backlash. iran is making their own version of the hostage drama. >> from new york city this is "nightline" with bill weir. >> the country is in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory with 47 states reporting widespread cases. boston is struggling to manage the sheer number of patients and lindsay davis spent 48 hours with the doctors and patients in boston's emergency rooms. >> fevers as well? >> on and off, yeah. not any higher than 102. >> reporter: cassie looks how many in boston feel. this two-year-old is in boston children's hospital emergency room. >> she's a toddler with a cold. she'll kick it soon but it has gotten really bad. >> reporter: dr. ann steck recognizes the symptoms. >> i think it's influenza because of the high fever and cough. >> reporter: cassie was born prematurely putting her in the highest risk category for serious complications and she is in a city under siege. where the mayor has declared a public health emergency in the midst of this contagious and fast-moving f
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reached safely to earth. the defense minister said iran is on its way to sending a human into space. the country has set a goal of doing that by 2020 and putting a man on the moon by 2025. >>> this launch went ahead even as iranians struggle with economic sanctions. western nations have imposed in response to their government's nuclear program. iran is one of ten countries in the world with the technology to send a satellite into space. scientists successfully launched their first satellite in 2009. the following year they sent a rat and turtle into space. the animals came back alive. but a monkey they sent into space in 2011 returned dead. >>> some analysts say iranian leaders aren't as focused on space as they are on threaten, the u.s. the institute for future engineering gave us his take on this launch. he's an expert on international space development. >> iran stresses it's only for peaceful uses but we believe they are developing rocket, or warhead. so it appears that the monkey mission has accomplished too. iran has also been providing technology to north korea. north korea us
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in the iran nuclear showdown as the rogue nation backs up serious threats to retaliate against israel. a very busy 24, 48 hours we'll tell you about it. randy travis's trouble with the law. could the country music star wind up spending serious time behind bars? it he is all "happening now." jenna: not a flattering mug shot of randy travis, that shot, right? jon: not something you put on an album cover. jenna: we'll have the latest. our big story, happening now the president's pick to lead the pentagon is facing his critics. i'm jenna lee. jon: good to have you back after a week away. jenna: hope you missed me desperately. jon: yes we did. i'm jon scott. whether chuck hagel will be confirmed as defense secretary the republican taking questions from his former colleagues on the senate armed services committee. many in his own party criticizing him ever sips his nomination was announced saying is not sufficiently pro-israel and he needs to be. he is criticized for his quotes on the jewish lobby and gay rights. no matter what he said in the past his world view has stayed the same. >> my overall w
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about syria iran has jumped in the mix here, in aid to the ayatollah said syria plays a very key role in supporting or god forbid destabilizing the resistance front. for this reasons an attack on syria is considered an attack on iran and iran's allies. the reason why that is devastating is if there is any action taken in syria here we go. it's a much larger war. these are not good times in the middle east, and it is significant trouble but also in egypt we have trouble there. we had a curfew imposed in three different cities by their leader mohammed morsi. here is more on that story. >> violence on the anniversary of one of the bloodiest days of the egyptian revolution. the tear gas was so intense it covered downtown cairo with plume of smoke. protesters are still angry with a police force that still has not changed it's ways and has not pulled back, and pulled a journalist hostage until activists were able to take him to hospital. the mean opposition blocked the president's invite. >> cenk: so we've had riots, 52 people killed. we had 178 arrested recently. those are protesters. now
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